Archive for October 20th, 2017

U.S. warship was given order to prepare for possible strike against N. Korea

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Whilst on patrol in the Sea of Japan last month, a U.S. Navy warship received a warning order, or WARNO, to prepare for a possible Tomahawk cruise missile strike on North Korea, Foreign Policy disclosed on Oct. 18.

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By U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class Thomas Lynaugh. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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F/A-18E/F’s IRST21 sensor being upgraded

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Lockheed Martin has secured two contracts from Boeing to upgrade its IRST21 sensor system for use on the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E/F fleet.

Lockheed Martin's IRST21 sensor system is mounted in the nose of the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F’s centerline fuel tank and uses infrared search and track technology to detect and track airborne threats. (PRNewsfoto/Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed Martin’s IRST21 sensor system is mounted in the nose of the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F’s centerline fuel tank and uses infrared search and track technology to detect and track airborne threats. (PRNewsfoto/Lockheed Martin)


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South Korean Navy wants an aviation command

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The Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) has laid out plans for an aviation command, Yonhap reports.


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Russian Swifts in Serbia

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Russia’s MiG-29 aerobatic team the Swifts arrived in Belgrade, Serbia on Oct. 17 to participate in celebrations to mark the liberation of Belgrade in World War II.

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Photo: Serbian Armed Forces

Georgia gave Dutch military one Buk missile for MH17 investigation

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Dutch television news service RTL Nieuws reported on Oct. 17 that Georgia has given a Buk missile to the Dutch Military Intelligence and Security Service on Feb. 21.

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By .:Ajvol:. (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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